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Posted by joneill
September 15, 2015

Jo-Carroll Energy is a not-for-profit distribution cooperative with more than 25,000 electric and gas accounts in four northwest Illinois counties.

Posted by joneill
September 14, 2015

Regulators routinely approve mergers between utilities as a matter of course. Only twice in the last thirty years has a regulatory body rejected such a merger.

Make that three times.

Posted by joneill
September 3, 2015

In 2013, the Minnesota legislature passed a law to allow the creation of “solar gardens”.

Posted by joneill
September 2, 2015

In early July, two bills passed the New York State legislature to provide tax incentives to geothermal heat pump (GHP) installations.

Posted by joneill
August 14, 2015

Utilities across the country have tried to impose fixed charges on solar customers’ bills.

Posted by joneill
August 3, 2015

Active community members are a critical component in making a solar group purchase successful.

Posted by joneill
August 2, 2015

The recent growth of distributed energy generation in the U.S. has been phenomenal, but not without growing pains. Every state has a unique story about its path to a more diverse energy portfolio.

Posted by joneill
July 31, 2015

Last year, the Federal Government spent more than three billion dollars to help low-income families pay for winter heating.

Posted by joneill
July 27, 2015

Last month, the Obama Administration announced the Nati

Posted by joneill
July 23, 2015

The Walton EMC electric co-op began almost eight decades ago, when seven community leaders donated $1 each towards the organizational expenses of a co-op to provide electricity to residents of rura

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